Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Texas
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Texas Project

OA 75: Influence of wind energy on Swainson's hawk ecology

March 2014 - September 2017


Participating Agencies

  • BWXT Pantex/DOE

We are assessing the influence of wind energy development on breeding ecology and risk of mortality during migration of Swainson's hawks.

Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Groen, L.M. 2015. Risk of wind turbine encounters and migration patterns of Swainson's hawks (Buteo swainsoni) migrating from the plains of Texas to the pampas of Argentina. M.S. Thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. December 2015